Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISAE 3402 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISAE 3402 over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISAE 3402
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1095 1155 1177
Rank change year-on-year +60 +22 +111
Permanent jobs citing ISAE 3402 23 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.024% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.19% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 12
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +17.07% +20.59%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £28,875
90th Percentile £99,250 £82,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year -21.74% +48.39% -3.13%

ISAE 3402 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 20,939 22,258 21,464
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.82% 12.68% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15,367 17,307 17,005
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

ISAE 3402
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISAE 3402 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISAE 3402 in the UK

ISAE 3402
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISAE 3402.

Salary trend for ISAE 3402 in the UK

ISAE 3402
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISAE 3402 over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Salary histogram for ISAE 3402 in the UK

ISAE 3402
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISAE 3402 within the UK over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 22 £50,000 -16.67% 4
UK excluding London +76 13 £45,000 -21.74% 1
London +7 10 £93,750 +44.23% 3
South East +28 6 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Midlands - 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT jobs citing ISAE 3402 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ISAE 3402.

1 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 16 (69.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (60.87%) IT Audit
4 12 (52.17%) CISSP
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 11 (47.83%) CRISC
6 10 (43.48%) GDPR
7 9 (39.13%) CISM
7 9 (39.13%) Data Protection
7 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
8 8 (34.78%) CISA
8 8 (34.78%) Internal Audit
9 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
9 6 (26.09%) CEH
9 6 (26.09%) CISMP
9 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
9 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
9 6 (26.09%) Degree
9 6 (26.09%) Information Security Management
9 6 (26.09%) Security Management
9 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
9 6 (26.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
10 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
10 5 (21.74%) ISMS
10 5 (21.74%) CGEIT
10 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree

ISAE 3402
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco IPT
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Information Manager
1 6 (26.09%) Information Security Manager
1 6 (26.09%) Security Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Information Officer
2 4 (17.39%) Information Security Officer
2 4 (17.39%) Security Officer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Data Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Applications Support
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CGI
1 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 14 (60.87%) IT Audit
3 9 (39.13%) Data Protection
4 8 (34.78%) Internal Audit
5 6 (26.09%) Business Continuity
5 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (26.09%) Incident Management
5 6 (26.09%) Information Security Management
5 6 (26.09%) Security Management
5 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (21.74%) ISMS
6 5 (21.74%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.04%) Information Security Governance
7 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (8.70%) Coaching
8 2 (8.70%) Data Privacy
8 2 (8.70%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) CISSP
2 11 (47.83%) CRISC
3 9 (39.13%) CISM
4 8 (34.78%) CISA
5 6 (26.09%) CEH
5 6 (26.09%) CISMP
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
5 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) CGEIT
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (8.70%) ISEB
8 1 (4.35%) ACCA
8 1 (4.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (43.48%) GDPR
3 9 (39.13%) PCI DSS
4 6 (26.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (4.35%) QA
5 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft